Please find included a listing of the minimum hardware requirements to run Power Broker 4.x. If you are considering Power Broker as your broker management tool, or you would like to upgrade the existing hardware in your office, please feel free to contact our technical support department for further details and we would be happy to make some suggestions on what to consider when building your network.

( Did you know that smaller offices with 8 or less users can generally get away with using an actual workstation as the server? Yes it's true. Computer Workstations today are so much stronger and faster than before and you don't even need an actual server to run Power Broker. Please contact our technical support team for more details. )


Windows XP Home
Windows XP Professional
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10

32 or 64 Bit is acceptable

Microsoft Office Integration
Office 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, 365 (cannot be free version) - 32 or 64 bit


Windows 2000 Server
Windows 2003 Server
Windows 2008 Server
Windows 2012 Server
Windows 2016 Server
Novell - (please refer to the Technical Bulletins section for known issues with Novell.)

The hardware requirements will vary depending on the selected Network Operating System.
Consult with Operating System documentation for minimum hardware requirements.

Zycomp Systems recommends that users Purchase Microsoft Windows Servers.

A Gigabyte Network is prefered.

Internal Wireless workstation to server connections are not supported.  Workstations should be using a network cable.

Document : PB980740
Creation Date : October 18/2007
Revised Date: December 21/2015